As a music adherent with an underlying mental illness, writer Benjamin Bradford shares his challenges, his loves (Anna and Sophie), and his questionable motivations in the novel Everything that Came Before Grace. Readers can’t help but connect with Benjamin as he falls in love, falls into fatherhood, and is essentially forced into adulthood accompanied by musical undertones which help him express otherwise suppressed emotions for benefit of momentary appeasements.
I, Claudia is an insightful novel of the ancient world, the story of Claudia Procula, wife of Lucius Pontius Pilate. The narrative begins with a glimpse of Claudia's childhood. The suspense rises as she is about to meet Lucius, her betrothed. As Claudia adjusts to her new role and the politics of the area become impassioned, she wrestles with life, as her husband, Lucius Pontius Pilate, is forced to make difficult decisions.
The Promise: Book 1 of thePiecer Chronicles, begins with the “graduation” of the Piecer Corp. Brothers Chase and Loose, and their corp friends. are graduating from the only life they've ever known. Twenty years before, the Earth was invaded by the Klix in the Great War. The Sixers, a group of genetically engineered soldiers, saved the Earth from the Klix, but on the day of graduation, the Klix return with a vengeance. At least one of them has supported the enemy!
Draw 200 Animals is a step-by-step way for learning to draw a huge variety of animals. The animals are divided into nine major categories: horses, cats, dogs, birds, reptile/amphibians, fish/marine life, insects/crawling critters, and mammals. Drawing each animal is taught in six to nine steps, which add detail as the art nears completion. Being given the basic form for each animal, author Lee J. Ames provides student artists a foundation for creating strong sketches.